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South African news: Zuma fires Gordhan

Some decisions taken defy logic, that by Zuma yesterday must stand as one of those decisions.

Rand has responded by weakening further on the political “dance” we have seen play out this week.

Both Finance Minister and Deputy Finance minister axed in cabinet reshuffle:

https://mg.co.za/article/2017-03-30-report-president-jacob-zuma-has-fired-finance-minister-pravin-gordhan

Critics of Zuma on the axed list:

http://ewn.co.za/2017/03/30/president-jacob-zuma-cabinet-reshuffle-pravin-gordhan-fired

Discord at many many levels:

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.za/2017/03/30/sacp-zuma-told-us-gordhan-will-be-fired-and-we-disagreed_a_22018333/

There will be uncertain times ahead for SA politically as factions within the ANC, other political parties, business and international interests respond to this action.